Mr. Jackie Ray Thompson, 78, of Burlington passed away on February 4, 2020 at Liberty Commons in Burlington. Jackie was a lifelong resident of Alamance County. He was proud to have been born and raised in Saxapahaw and graduating from Eli Whitney.
Jackie was born September 24th 1941 to Lawrence W Thompson and Alene Thompson Durham.
Jackie was married for 60 years to his wife Eldean W Thompson who survives. Jackie is also survived by his three children, Boyd Thompson (Chae), Mike Thompson, and Denise Mousa (Khaled). Six grandchildren, Amy, Katie, Elizabeth, Sarah Thompson, Hannah and Matt Burgner. They all brought him a great deal of joy and he loved to make them laugh. One brother Gary Durham and two great grandchildren as well as other extended family.
Jackie was preceded in death by his parents, his step-father Gordon Durham and his sister Sandra (Sandy) Durham Thomas.
A memorial/celebration service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday February 15th at Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church in Saxapahaw. Pastor Fred Treadwell officiating.
The family would like to thank the staff of Liberty Commons for their care during his recent decline. They would also like to thank the congregation of Moore’s Chapel for the love, prayers and visits to our dad and mom. A special thank you to the youth group for their visits which they enjoyed very much.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Moore’s Chapel youth ministries.
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